“Hey Allie, are you ok?”, Jin asked as he took a seat next to me at the picnic table. He had got back late last night from Seoul. He was away for a week on work.
“I don’t know…”
He put his arm around my waist and pulled me into his side.
“Allie, I’m here, we’ll handle it”, he said as I buried my face in his chest and he wrapped his arms around me.
“Jin, don’t go”
“I’m not going anywhere”
“I know I’m being selfish, I know you have a lot of commitments with work, I…”
He cut me off by placing his finger on my lips, “Shh..”
“I’ve cancelled any further events that require me in person. I’ll be working from home”
I started crying.
“Baby, don’t cry, we’ll handle this, the four of us are a family”, he said and kissed me on either side of my face. Then he started peppering kisses all over my face.
This made me giggle.
“There! I missed that smile so much”, he said and planted a kiss on my lips.
“Thank you”, I said and wrapped my arms around him and went back to resting my face against his chest. It felt so warm and cosy in his hug.
“Shh… No thank you and all, this is what you signed up for Allie when you picked me as your husband”
“Husband, I like it when you say that”
“I’m your husband Allie”, he whispered in my ear, teasing.
I placed my palms on either side of his face and kissed him lightly on his lips.
We continued to sit at the picnic table for a while, just happy being with each other and catching up on the week’s events in our lives.
It was late morning at Lake 192. The weather was pleasant. The sun was shining brightly in the sky with a cool breeze blowing every now and then. Jin was seated at the picnic table overlooking the beautiful lake, completely immersed in the laptop in front of him. “Hi Jin, watcha doin?”, I asked as… Continue Reading →